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ABC
Jul 26, 2010 11:35pm PDT
. >>> tonight on "nightline" -- leaky secret. it's the biggest leak in u.s. military history. 92,000 classified reports on the war in afghanistan. posted on the internet for all to see. we sit down with wikileak's founder to find out why he thinks it's a public service to public what was once top secret. >>> the bottom line -- with the market for diapers worth $7 billion, it's no surprise that diaper companies have swaddling bottoms down to a science. tonight, we visit the closely guarded lab -- yes, diaper lab -- where scientists, engineers and seamstresses work to create the perfect nappy. >>> and stepping up -- he's a star in limbo. the gray area between tween heartthrob and full-on sex symbol. tonight, we go on the town with zac efron as he attempts to go through hollywood's sometimes treacherous waters. >>> good evening, i'm terry mor mor moron. it's the biggest leak in u.s. military history. 92,000 classified documents published on the website wikileaks. it paints a picture of a war gone wrong in afghanistan. details corruption in the afghan government and pakistani support
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 5:30pm PDT
documents raise serious questions about the war in afghanistan and whether a key u.s. ally is helping the enemy. i'm katie couric. also tonight an exclusive cbs news interview with the president of iran. mahmoud ahmadinejad denies he's aiding the taliban and accuses president obama of snubbing him. a shake-up is expected to put an american in charge of b.p. while tony heyward could walk away with an ocean of severance pay. and steve hartman takes the temperature of the nation and finds we're running hot. >> i wish it were winter. >> reporter: and cold. >> i love the heat. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. the obama administration is dealing with a serious breach of national security tonight. tens of thousands of classified documents about the war in afghanistan leaked and posted on the web. at a time when more than 60% of americans believe the war is not going well, the documents provide some evidence to back that up. more than 91,000 were leaked to wikileaks.or
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: the avalanche of documents, most of them classified secret, shows how the u.s. has been losing the war in afghanistan one day at a time. >> the real story of this material is that it's war. it's one damned thing after another. >> reporter: julian assange the head of wikileaks which posted the documents on the web hopes researchers will mine them for a real picture of the war. this new trove covers six years of war in afghanistan through kind of reports both accurate and inaccurate every commander receives at his morning briefing. >> small arms fire and rpg. >> reporter: for instance, this report of the first use of the heat-seeking surface-to- air missile against an american aircraft. a weapon that would cripple u.s. air power if the taliban ever got them in large numbers. most of the reports document what is already well known. for years the u.s. has not had enough troops in afghanistan. resulting in this record of a remote outpost calling for help as they are nearly overrun. we are taking casualties. enemy in the wild. the afghan government has been corrupt and inefficient. a
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 6:30pm EDT
on all that's gone wrong. mounting u.s. casualties, civilian casualties, afghan government corruption and claims that pakistan is helping the taliban. >> the fact is the revelation of these documents, these raw reports real he'll brings to the foreall of the core challenges that we've been facing in afghanistan for a number of years. >> reporter: the war funding bill now goes to the president for his signature, but it only funds the war for a few months so another big battle over paying for the war in afghanistan is just around the corner, katie. >> couric: this question probably reflects what a lot of americans are wondering given the fact that the u.s. gives pakistan billions of dollars in aid every year. that is, can pakistan even be called a partner at this point? >> well, despite all those claims in the wikileaks documents the white house says yes. number one they say because relations have improved significantly over the last year. number two, they say because no other country has done as much to help the united states eliminate al qaeda terrorists from the battlefield. katie. >
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 4:00am EDT
" was granted early access to the document and says they also suggest the u.s. feared pakistan may have actually helped the taliban. in a statement sunday, national security adviser general james jones called the leak a threat to national security, which could put the lives of americans and our partner at risk. the documents are largely what's called raw intelligence, reports from junior officers in the field that analysts use to advise policymakers. the website first gained international attention in april when it posted this classified helicopter cockpit video of a 2007 attack in baghdad. the clip apparently shows u.s. army helicopters firing on suspected insurgents. among the dead were believed to be two journalist. the u.s. military has charged bradley manning with passing along the information. as for this latest leak, one u.s. official says it may take days to comb through all of the documents and figure out exactly how much damage has been done. and the site says the document, quote, don't generally cover top-secret operations and they say they are delaying the release of 15,000 other doc
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2010 12:00pm EDT
cooperating with the taliban. documents show u.s. special opposite forces targeted militants without trial. records detail multiple civilian deaths at the hand of coalition troops that were previously unreported. the wikileaks honcho charged the documents appear to indicate war crimes. >> it's clear it will shape an understanding of what the past six years of war has been like and the course of the war needs to be changed. >> the white house, great britain's government and pakistan have condemned the released of those classified documents. afghan government says it's shocked, but the information is mostly old. nbc news national investigative correspondent michael isikoff joins me now. what is most damaging to the american administration's in terms of these released documents? >> i think the details about the pakistani intelligence services cooperation with elements of the taliban and the hakani it in work. these are enemies of the united states and afghanistan, enemies of the cia. we've been trying to kill these people. what the documents show, reflects long-standing concerns by many eleme
CNN
Jul 28, 2010 9:00am EDT
york to break down the numbers from the u.s. census bureau. carter? >> reporter: so get this. here is the number of americans who own their homes. it is 66.9% right now. that is the lowest number since 1999. the paeg was 69.2% in 2004. doesn't sound like a big difference percentagewise but that's millions and millions of homes. that was the housing boom in 2004. remember that? money was cheap and easy to get. now everybody is unemployed. they can't pay their bills. homes are getting foreclosed on. and they are flooding the market. nearly 19 million homes were vacant in the second quarter. this counts homes for sale and, if foreclosures. many people are coping by moving in with family or renting. expiration of first time home buyer is hurting. second lowest pace on record. home prices are back where they were in 2003. the bottom line right now is that homeownership is not guaranteed very many it once was. during the housing boom, many people were looking at their home primarily as an investment. not a place that they were going to live for 30 years or more. i think that perspective
CNN
Jul 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
." >>> pressure to leave the u.s. department of agriculture, shunned by the naacp. we're pushing forward this story of shirley sherrod now she's telling us that we don't know the whole story. a youtube clip of her went viral. it's from an naacp dinner in march. >> there is zero tolerance for discrimination at the usda. i strongly condemn this. we are appalled by her actions just as we are with the abuse of power against farmers of color and female farmers. but sherrod says, hold on a second. that clip doesn't have context and doesn't tell the whole story. she actually called in to cnn's american morning to talk about her context. she said that we have totally missed the mark on this. >> we certainly don't have the whole story is what she's saying. when you take a look at that clip and play it for ben jealous with the naacp, they say clearly it would represent institutional racism. this took place on august 27th. shirley says, hang on here, i was recounting a story that took place 24 years ago. long before she joined the u.s. department of agriculture. here's what she told us this morning
FOX News
Jul 25, 2010 7:00am EDT
. that is >> good morning everyone, it's sunday, july 25th, two u.s. service members are missing in afghanistan at this hour. we'll have a live report straight ahead with the latest breaking details for you. >> and bp getting back to work trying to plug the oil spill after tropical weather fizzled out and tony hayward might have one foot out the door. >> and a dam fails after heavy water, gushing down to the down below. our slogan this hour comes from chas in maryland, fox is the best and we all know why, we have aly, clayton and eric who doesn't need a tie. it's "fox & friends". >> did you message, did you mail chas? >> for the record. >> that's eric bolling, ladies and gentlemen, let's give him a round of applause, dave briggs is off at a wedding and i'm clayton morris and alisyn camerota. we have a lot of news. >> new information regarding the whereabouts of two missing u.s. navy service members in afghanistan and connor powell joins us live from kandahar, what is the latest, connor? >> well, good morning, the u.s. military says they have launched an extensive air and ground search for the t
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2010 9:00pm EDT
else, the largest leak of wartime documents in this country since the vietnam war. more than 90,000 u.s. government documents obtained and posted by the website wikileaks over the weekend. the last time there was a leak of this volume, it precipitated a full-on war between the "new york times" and the nixon white house. it was, of course, the leaking of the pentagon papers during the vietnam war by u.s. military analyst named daniel elsburg back in 1971. the pentagon papers was a touch stone that helped turn the public against vietnam war. the 90,000 plus documents posted by kwikileaks are different than the pentagon papers in that they're snap shots of the war over the last six years, as opposed a top-down study initiated in washington. the wikileaks documents are raw intelligence, threat analysis as seen through the eyes of the soldier fighting the war. as opposed an analytical view of the war from policymakers. in that sense wikileaks is no pentagon papers, but there is a glaring pair lil lel between the two that can't be ignored. these wikileaks documents have been notable in that t
CNN
Jul 30, 2010 11:00am EDT
for u.s. troops in the afghan war. names and faces for the victims. >> i'm drew griffin in for tony harris. those stories and your comments right here right now in the cnn newsroom. >>> let's start with the economy. the government's latest report on the health of the u.s. economy is out, and while there are signs the economy is growing, it's happening very slowly. what does that mean for one of ten americans out of work? carter evans on the floor of the new york stock exchange with the breakdown. it looks like the economy is growing at an an peoplic rate. >> the economy is growing at 2.4%, the gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic activity in our country what does this report mean for the people looking for a job right now? it means more uncertainty and the problem with that is when things are uncertain, employers aren't hiring. let's focus on growth. our gdp -- this short shows you the growth. we have been growing. that is good news. just the pace, drew, is not as fast as we would like to see. >> and, carter, the growth rate is heading in the wrong direction with
FOX News
Jul 12, 2010 11:00am EDT
. lawmakers there are expected to make recommendations on milk prices later today. jenna: the u.s. census is providing a much-needed lifeline for hundreds of thousands of americans looking for work and now these temporary jobs are ending. unemployment remains stubbornly high despite the president's stimulus program. so there's a lot going on. steve centanni is live for us in washington. steve, tell us a little bit about what's different this year, about the census employment picture? >> reporter: well, jennifer, one thing are no hurry to leave their jobs with the census. in the past the census employees often gave early notice they were leaving so they could move on, take better jobs with better wages, but this year, there really aren't many jobs out there with the unemployment rate at 9.5%, so these employees are staying on the job as long as they can. but those jobs are rapidly disappearing. in fact, so many people left their census jobs in june, they were laid off, that the jobless numbers for both overall payroll employment and for government employment reflected that decline. the lab
CNN
Jul 27, 2010 9:00am EDT
for that was with u.s. regulators. again, tony hayward from the very begin trying to set the tone with the discussion about responsibility with this disaster. he was saying that bp's responsibility began and ended with that oil and with the compensation of the victims. >> david mattingly live in new orleans. thanks. bob dud sly a chemical engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the oil industry. he has been in charge since june. almost as important he's a native of the rimg only. he grew up in mississippi and often spoken of swimming and fishing along the coast. he says the cleanup effort is a personal mission. here's other developments. earlier this morning, bp announced a new tally on the cost of the spill. it lost more than $17 billion just in april, may, june. and compare that to the same time last year when it pocketed a profit of $4.4 billion. here's the latest time frame for shut down the ruptured well. first step of the static kill maneuver could begin as soon as early as next week. sealing it permanently from the bottom through a relief well. . that could begin by august 9th. bp fa
FOX News
Jul 25, 2010 10:00am EDT
up. >> eric: we begin with a new development off the korean peninsula, that involves u.s. and a threat of nuclear retaliation from now. good morning, everyone i'm eric sean and this is america's news headquarters. >> jamie: great to have you with us, a busy morning, i'm jamie colby, the u.s. and south korea are moving ahead en the largest joint war games in years. despite a warning of retaliation, from pyongyang, the drills are in response to accusations that north korea sank a south korean warship back in march killing 46 sailors. >> eric: the u.s. and one of our strongest allies, south korea, bringing a -- military might including 20 ships and submarines and 200 aircraft, north korea vowing to, quote, physically block the ships, saying it could escalate into a nuclear war and, are they for real? ambassador john bolton, former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. and a fox contributor, joins us now. and, ambassador, good morning, is this more meaningless bluster from north korea, or could there be military retaliation. >> i take these threats more seriously than the normal north
FOX News
Jul 26, 2010 9:00am EDT
responding to claims that the report will put the lives of u.s. troops at risk. >> i think it's too early to say yet. it's clear that it will shave an understanding of what the past six years of war last been like, and that the costs of the what are needs to change, the manner in which it needs to change is not yet clear. bill: we are digging keeper on that today. it's a major headline. i'm bill hemmer. martha has vacation. >> reporter: i'm in for her. the move is sparking anger from the pentagon to the white house. gym jones is calling it irresponsible sphao fox news has not confirmed the ahh then advertise a see of the reports but they are sending ripples throughout washington. some of the most damaging aspects of the leaked documents are what, mike. >> reporter: bill, juliet good morning. the most damaging aspect is pointing the finger at pakistan over its roll helping the taliban. the isi is accused of aiding and in some cases funding the inch insurgency against u.s. troops in afghanistan. in the 91,000 documents covering january 2004 to december 2009 is some revolutions about perhaps
FOX News
Jul 26, 2010 11:00am EDT
of the u.s. mission in london to a scottish official that indicates the u.s. was notified about scotland's plans to release the libyan intelligence agent blamed for the pan am bombing, though it indicates u.s. permission was ago. magra he was israel dollars based on the assessment the cancer left him only three months to live. the memo makes clear the u.s. was released but said if magra he would be released, the u.s. referred him be released in scotland and turn over to a libyan prison. mag heie is still alive, a doctor says he could be around ten more years. two hundred seventy people died in the pan am bombing, most americans, jenna. jenna: bring us back to the date of that release, wendell. why would the u.s. not support a prisoner transfer to libya? >> well, it may be the u.s. certainly has no confidence in the libyan judicial system and it may than they didn't want to set a precedent of prisoner transfer with that country. remember, libya is the country that convicted 5bu 4ru6789 -- 3w-6789 u luvment garian nursing and a doctor to death for purposefully injecting 400 children with t
MSNBC
Jul 7, 2010 1:00am EDT
. doing $1 million in annual sales to the u.s. alone. why isn't bp using this peat moss to soak up part of the spill? the owner of the peat moss company telling that newspaper bp has informed him it cannot use it it because the oil giant would not then be able to retrieve the oil afterwards. you may translate that as, the oil giant would not be able to sell the oil afterwards. bp and it's co-conspirators gaining from previously unreported tax benefits. it's allowed to write off the rent it paid to transocean that owned deep water horizon in order to lease the oil rig. that saves bp hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. transocean having fled first to the cayman islands and switzerland to lower its corporate tax bill by almost 15%. the center for american progress counting nine different subsidies that the u.s. government gives to an industry that makes more than any other industry, including, refunds for drilling costs and refunds for searching for oil. subsidies make up 88% of all federal subsidies, just cutting the oil and gas subsidies out would save the u.s. government $45 billio
MSNBC
Jul 14, 2010 9:00am EDT
from the pentagon. mick, such a fascinating story. iran claimed this scientist was abducted. the u.s. says that isn't what happened. what's going on here? >> savannahs, even in the an nals of spydom this sister roy is somewhat bizarre. this iranian nuclear scientist, shar ran amiri disappeared with a year ago. he turned up here in the u.s. where he reportedly shared some of the secrets of iran's nuclear weapons program with u.s. government officials. iran claimed as you said that amiri had actually been kidnapped and tortured by the cia. but even as late as yesterday, secretary of state hillary clinton denied that saying amir riff here of his own free will and could leave at any time. all that played out as amiri showed up at the iranian intersection here in washington earlier this week saying he wanted to return to iran and as far as we know, he is on his way this morning. what makes this case strange is over the course of the past several months, amiri released three videos, one saying he was kidnapped and tortured, the second saying he was attending graduate school voluntarily in
MSNBC
Jul 26, 2010 11:00am EDT
south where the two sailors reportedly strayed from their base and is ended up in what u.s. military officials say was the heart of taliban country may have been killed according to afghan and taliban resours. the accounts cannot be confirmed from the taliban or the afghan officials so they continue the hunt. the biggest concern is that the taliban may take the two sailors into pakistan which would then be well out of the u.s. military's reach. >> let's talk about this major intelligence hemorrhage. put this into perspective on us. >> well the sheer volume of the leak, 90 plus thousand documents is absolutely astounding and as we are hearing now from u.s. milita military. >>> and claims, not only claims but documented proof that former members or members of the pakistani intelligence agency were not only cooperating with but supporting taliban attacks. that has lessened somewhat. never the less, this will fuel the wait here in washington about whether this afghanistan war is winnable or even worth it. >> thank you. the obama administration is slamming the release of the secret docume
NBC
Jul 26, 2010 7:00am PDT
, and they paint a devastating picture of the war in afghanistan. >>> this, as u.s. forces launch a manhunt for two american sailors who vanished three days ago. >>> top kill. bp's embattled ceo tony hayward reportedly set to be shown the door as the company's board meets today. will a change at the helm help bp's reputation with america? >>> and painful mix-up. police confuse a young survivor of an accident with another girl who died. this morning we'll hear from the father who spent a week at the bedside of a girl who turned out to be someone else's daughter. the tragic story today, monday, to be someone else's daughter. the tragic story today, monday, july 26, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. those documents on the website called wikileaks could be the largest unauthorized disclosure in u.s. history. they are painting a blaeak picture. >> 92,000 documents. they span six years. the u.s. is saying the leak jeopardizes those serving in the region. who leaked the reports and why? what d
CNN
Jul 19, 2010 11:00am EDT
report on the top secret world of u.s. intelligence, following a two-year "washington post" investigation. the intelligence community has grown so much since 1997, no one knows how much it costs. the sim put in place to keep the united states safe is so massive that it's effectiveness is impossible to determine. live to the pentagon and our pentagon correspondent barbara starr. good morning. where to start with this? any reaction there at your post to the story and "the washington post"? >> reporter: well, indeed, tony, there is. the director of national intelligence, pentagon officials, administration officials knew this article was coming. they had some concerns about it. what they are now saying is, look, we acknowledge that the intelligence community has grown significantly since the 9/11 attacks. that's what we had to do, they say, in the government. we know there's some inefficiencies, but they stand by the notion that they have prevented any major attacks in the united states since september 11. so that's all to the plus column. they say that they are working to try and identify in
MSNBC
Jul 30, 2010 9:00am EDT
that we would have lost 1 million jobs in the auto industry had the u.s. government not intervened and looking at how the auto industry added jobs instead of shedding 300,000 as it did before the intervention. again, saying, yeah, a rainstorm outside and would be a hurricane if we hadn't did what we had done. not an easy argument to make. >> no. indeed. john harwood, cnbc, thank you so much for the report on the new numbers just out last hour. thanks. >>> all right. at the pentagon, a new report that shocks but in some ways does not surprise. an alarming rate of suicides in the army after a force that's been at war for nine years. the suicide rate is at the highest number in 30 years now. more than 1,700 soldiers aterveted suicide last year. 160 succeeded. nbc's jim miklaszewski following this live from the pentagon. throughout this report, it really portrays a fighting force that is under tremendous stress. >> reporter: and it's not just suicide, savannah. criminal activities, alcohol abuse by soldiers not only in the field but once they return home from the war, and are garrisone
FOX News
Jul 27, 2010 11:00am EDT
are other officials saying, other u.s. officials saying about the iran problem as it relates to what's going on in afghanistan right now? >> well, the intelligence that was leaked in that massive leak says that iran has been actively involved in arming, training, and funding the taliban against the u.s. military, against our coalition partners. so this morning, on fox news, senator kit bond, who's the vice chairman of the senate intelligence committee was asked about the iran factor. here's what he had to say: >> i'm not going to go into any secret or classified information, but what has come out i think reinforces what many of us have been saying all along, iran is not an ally or a party that we can cozy up to and make nice to and expect that they will work with us. >> reporter: other u.s. officials i tiewkd today says that iran has medicaleled in afghanistan for years, providing weapons at a low level to militants who are fighting against the coalition. so the u.s. is pretty well convinced that iran has played a very bad role in afghanistan as the u.s. has believed that it played in iraq a
FOX News
Jul 22, 2010 6:00am EDT
spill operations. former u.s. attorney general alberto gonzalez will not be charged in the firings of nine u.s. attorneys under the bush administration. after a 22 month investigation, the justice department ruled there's insufficient evidence to establish that he and his staff made misleading statements. this was not criminal. if they were political, that was not the crime. gonzalez resigned after that controversy. ineptitude and confusion, that's how they are describing officials at massy energy in the months before the explosion at a west virginia mine. that killed 29 men. they are all part of a rebuttal to massy's claim that the government forced them to make changes to reduce the volume of fresh air in the mine before the blast. the company's conduct is under federal investigation. secretary of state hillary clinton is in hanoi, vietnam this morning. she's attending an asian summit meeting where the buzz is the new sanctions she's announced against north korea. the north koreans responded by declaring the u.s. should drop the sanctions and cancel next week's military maneuvers
FOX News
Jul 30, 2010 7:00pm EDT
president and the u.s. secretary of state gets ready to say i do at a pricey affair. first tonight, a sign that congressman charlie rangel could face a relatively light penalty if he is eventually found guilty of ethics violations. today one of the lawmakers on the rangle investigation panel said he and his colleagues have recommended a reprimand. that's basically when the house votes to express displeasure with the lawmaker's actions. it's the mildest form of official punishment and it would only come if congressman rangle's fellow lawmakers find him guilty in a trial this fall. you will recall rangle is accused of 13 ethics violations, including failing to report rental income and accepting favors from donors. rangle maintains he hasn't done anything wrong but just hours ago, word that more democrats are now calling on the congressman to resign. molly henneberg with the news live on capitol hill. molly, it seems the congressman's support is eroding a bit. >> jon, five house democrats have now come forward and said they think congressman rangle should resign. the latest is john from kentu
ABC
Jul 26, 2010 5:30pm PDT
last week, hillary clinton called pakistan a partner. the u.s. gives more than $1 billion annually to pakistan to help fight terrorism. but there are 180 dispatches here, some offering strong details that pakistan's military intelligence agency, the isi, is helping the afghan insurgency attack american troops. in another one, an official from the cia's counterterrorism center says two religious schools or madrassas near peshawar, pakistan, are providing 95% of suicide attackers. the cia adds this chilling detail -- every month, quote, the former chief of isi, general hamid gul, is visiting one of the madrassas. there is also horrifying detail about civilian deaths in 2007. five ground-launched american rockets destroy a compound where it is believed a senior al qaeda commander is staying. the army delta force arrives to find seven children killed by the rockets and no al qaeda commander. there is a strong warning to anyone reading the secret report not to share the information with anyone outside the united states. saying the rocket strike must be kept protected. and one of the mor
NBC
Jul 5, 2010 7:00am EDT
. the pair visited a military dining hall and as u.s. forces prepare for withdrawal, mr. biden met with top iraqi officials. >> i really absolutely believe they're going to get a government and it's going to be a sustainable government. >> reporter: the bidens were also on hand when a group of foreign born u.s. troops were sworn in as american citizens. >> i hereby declare -- >> right now i'm a u.s. citizen, and i'm happy to be a u.s. citizen. >> reporter: but near the end of the visit, a scare. >> duck and cover. >> reporter: explosions were heard from somewhere nearby the u.s. embassy. nbc's andrea mitchell was there. >> reporter: iraqi police say five mortar rounds were fired near or at the embassy compound. but the vice president, officials say, was safe and no one was injured. >> reporter: and in afghanistan, a change in command. general david petraeus officially taking charge of allied forces after his predecessor general stanley mcchrystal resigned in the wake of controversy. general petraeus told troops the war is a test of wills with the taliban. >> and we are in this to win. that
ABC
Jul 19, 2010 4:00am PDT
. the hope is if the u.s. can win points with the pakistani people and the pakistani military and the pakistani government can go after militants in afghanistan. it's those militants who have made afghanistan more violent ever ever, increasing security fears. >> reporter: in the afghan capital, police are gearing for a fight. hillary clinton an and her counterparts from 50 countries have arrived here. and the city is on edge. the major general is responsible for keeping kabul safe. the enemies of afghanistan will do their best to show the international community there is no peace or security, he says. those enemies succeeded. the suicide bomber killed three people here. the remnants of the bomber or the victims remained on this street long after the attack. this will give you a sense of the scene of a suicide explosion. over there, there's body parts from the suicide bomber, we won't show you those. over here, a motorcycle that was either hit or used by the suicide bomber. a sense of fear. obviously, worried about the journalists. the air around here smells acrid. do you and y
MSNBC
Jul 28, 2010 12:00pm EDT
sensitive information on afghan informants who are critical to the u.s. mission in afghanistan. the times of london spent two hours going through the wiki leaks and found the names of dozens of afghans credited with providing detailed intelligence to u.s. forces. the cofounder. >> if there those names there and they are at risk, this would be the cause of the classification by the u.s. military. he is saying they should have been under highly classified information instead of high classification. the pentagon launched a full-blown investigation to find the source of the leaks while investigators focus on bradley manning. pentagon officials told us thens of military and civilian personnel have the same clearance. they could be wiki leaks fores now or in the future. >> rod blagojevich shifts to the hands of the jury today at his corruption trial. he never took the stand despite promises he would. john yang following the trial in chicago. here we are at the final stage. is there a prediction about how long it will take the jury to come back with a decision? >> reporter: it's hard to tell, co
MSNBC
Jul 16, 2010 1:00pm EDT
virginia. today i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. a new sign today that the u.s. economy could be in for another slowdown. consumer sentiment plummeted to it's nearest level for more than a year. co-host of the daily rundown and head of our political unit as well. you have so many titles i can't keep them straight. but you are the man because you sat down with the man, with president obama yesterday. let's talk about your exclusive interview and what he had to say about the economy. taking a look at first of all, his fears about the future -- the growth level and when we're going to begin to see jobs, let's watch. >> the economy is definitely growing. and we are definitely seeing additional hiring. >> should we fear a double dip? >> here's what we should fear. that if we don't keep track, keep on track with the policies that we put in place, if we started seeing for example a wrenching reverse tall in the investments, we could end up having problems, we could further slow growth. the main thing that keeps me up at night right now is that we lost 8 million jobs, the month i was
FOX News
Jul 29, 2010 7:00pm EDT
's appeal. lawyers for the state's governor jan brewer have officially filed with the ninth u.s. circuit of appeals in san francisco as part of the fight for a tough new immigration law. that law that governor brewer officially says officially went into law after midnight but only after a federal judge blocked the vast majority of the most controversial elements like requiring police officers who were enforcing other laws to check the status of any suspected illegals. demonstrators gathered in the streets of phoenix today to show their opposition to the new immigration law. ♪ power to the people ♪ no one is illegal. >> shepard: place say officers in riot gear arrested dozens of people. as far as we could tell, things were relatively peaceful with no violence reported. >> another indication of how emotionally and politically charged this issue is as we await word on the appeal. casey stegall on fox top story live tonight in the valley of the sun. when do we expect some action on the state's new file, casey? >> shep it, may be an expedited appeal. it is still very long and the process
CNN
Jul 29, 2010 9:00am EDT
shows us what it is like to be an immigrant working in the u.s. picking grapes in a hot desert field. that job no americans are doing. >>> old court battle gets new life in spain. arrest warrants issued for three u.s. soldiers. they are wanted in the death of a spanish cameraman killed in iraq by u.s. tank fire in 2003. al goodman is in madrid to give tuesday latest. tell, al, walk us through the story. >> reporter: this goes back to 2003. the iraq war, american troops are taking baghdad and a sum tank opens fire on the palestine hotel, very large structure, a lot of international journalists including a spanish tv cameraman who was mortally wounded by the tank round from the u.s. tank and reuters tv camera man. since then, his family, cameraman's family, having trying to bring who they say the perpetrators to justice. they named three u.s. soldiers. this has been a long running court battle. it has been open and closed and opened and now closed and now open again with these arrest warrants by the same judge who indicted these three soldiers a few years you a go and then a lot of leg
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 7:00am EDT
more questions about that war back here if the u.s. cbs news chief national security correspondent david martin is at the pentagon this morning with the latest. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the dust has yet to settle on that first avalanche of secrets and already the head of wikileakss is talking about releasing 15,000 more classified documents. the pentagon says it will take days if not weeks to assess the damage caused by what's already been posted on the wikileak website. white house spokesman robert gibbss said people's lives have been put in danger. >> if somebody is cooperating with the federal government and their name is listed in an action report, i don't think it's a stretch to believe that that could potentially put a group or an individual at great personal risk. >> reporter: u.s. military officials assume the documents were leaked by 22-year-old private first class bradley manning, who is already charged with illegally downloading a classified video of a helicopter gun ship shooting civilians in the streets of baghdad, a video which ended up on wikil
CBS
Jul 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
be sent back home in exchange for prisoners the u.s. wants in return. but can this diplomatic dance be pulled off? >>> her next home. what can lindsay lohan expect when she's locked up for a three-month sentence and will it be enough to make her change her ways? we'll take you inside the los angeles jail where lohan is headed. >>> and run for your life, tyler. our fifth super fan gets a close up look at pamplona's legendary running of the bulls. we'll go live to spain "early" this thursday morning, july 8, we'll go live to spain "early" this thursday morning, july 8, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "the early show" here on a thursday morning. good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. we'll update you. yesterday afternoon a terrible accident happening in philadelphia. one of the duck tours, you go through the city and then you go in the water, hit by a barge. here you're looking at exclusive pictures our affiliate in philadelphia has now of this collision. we're going to get a closer look at the accident. to people remain missing this morning so we'll update yo
CNN
Jul 27, 2010 11:00am EDT
to pay fines to the u.s. government for violating the clean water act and that may be as high as $18 billion and that would be in addition to the $32 billion. >> it's almost impossible to look past what happened in the gulf but what's odd about this is when you get beyond the oil spill, bp is actually, from what i understand, performing fairly well. >> that $17 billion, that is a huge number, but revenue actually increased almost 30% to more than $10 billion in the second quarter for bp. we've been talking about a lot this earning season, revenue growth is really what a lot of investors whant to see from any big company and if it weren't for all these cleanup costs, they would have posted a profit of about $5 billion, even more than it made this time last year. still, the main concern, beyond the bottom line, is the company's reputation and while some may see tony hayward as a sacrificial lamb, they'rages not getting rid of him. they're moving him to a very big, lucrative operation in russia. about one-quarter of the company's gas and oil production happens in the united states, so g
FOX News
Jul 19, 2010 6:00am EDT
under u.s. legislation passed last year tripling civilian aid to $7.5 billion over the next five years, secretary clinton hopes to draw the two countries closer in trust and strengthen their joint efforts to fight al-qaida and the taliban. >> this is the most significant, concrete achievement between these two neighbors in nearly 50 years. i believe it will go a long way towards strengthening regional economic ties, creating jobs in both countries and promoting sustainable economic development. >> and the foreign minister for pakistan explained the country's leadership is encouraged by the dialogue between the two nations adding that it is important to build a people centered relationship. such a partnership, he says, is essential to fighting terrorism and extremism. pakistan is undergoing many changes right now, he added. economic and socially adding that it is a country that's moving towards democracy and pakistan's foreign minister adds they have two priorities. peace and prosperity. becoming a partner in the international community. later today, as you mentioned, ali, secretary c
MSNBC
Jul 29, 2010 1:00pm EDT
the names of afghan nationals who have been helping u.s. forces? >> i'm deeply troubled at the release of this kind of information. that it's supposed to be protected. i'm a member of the intelligence committee and i know how important it is. but that doesn'tç change the ft that the information coming out reinforces that this afghanistan policy is a mistake. that we haven't learned the lesson on 2001. which is that al qaeda is an organization around the world going after us, getting stuck in a ground war that is basically similar to ground wars over the centuries is really a foolish policy and i'm very unhappy that this material came out, but it does reinforce the view that i've had for a long time about our afghanistan policy. >> and today there was a hearing that claire mccaskill held on this outrage, really, at arlington. is there anything that the senate can do about better oversight of the military and of the way arlington is administered? >> i'm certain that we can do much more. we should take a very serious look at this, investigate, and act on it. because our troops that have
MSNBC
Jul 15, 2010 3:00pm EDT
is responding today to a group of u.s. senators who want to know if the oil company played a part in the scottish government releasing the lockerbie bomber. now, this is what the statement reads in part. "it is a matter of public record that in late 2007, bp told the uk government that we were concerned about the slow progress that wasç being made concluding a prisoner transfer agreement with libya. bp was not involved in any discussions with the uk government or the scottish government about the release of mr. al megrahi." abdelbaset al megrahi was given a life sentence for his role in the bombing of pan-am flight 103 over scotland in 1988, in which 270 people were killed, including 189 americans, but he was then released on compassionate grounds because he has cancer. >>> now to bp's other major problem, the leaking oil in the gulf. crucial tests have begun in which bp hopes will ultimately lead to plugging the leak with a new cap. valves are slowly being closed as the pressure inside the spewing pipe is carefully monitored. admiral thad allen today said it could take a few da
CBS
Jul 20, 2010 7:00am PDT
when british prime minister david cameron meets with president obama for the first time in the u.s. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante has more for us this morning. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, erica. oil is on the agenda, and it's not just bp's spill in the gulf. it's also the controversy over the release of the only person convicted in the bombing of pan-am flight 103. and the question is, was he released as part of a deal with libya for oil? before departing for the u.s., prime minister david cameron told the bbc that had he been in charge, he would not have released lockerbie bomber abdelbaset al megrahi. >> as leader of the opposition, i couldn't be more clear that i think the decision to release al megrahi was completely and utterly wrong. >> reporter: al megrahi was released from prison last august after doctors said he had less than a year to live. now a year later, he's still alive and may live for years. some in congress are calling into an investigation on whether british petroleum pressed for his release in exchange for libyan oil
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